December 31, 2012 – In an effort to bring more cloud adoption to the federal government, the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) has authorized its first cloud security vendor.

Autonomic Resources LLC was able to fully document and implement security controls with federal information in the cloud along the guidelines set under FedRAMP, a set of standards approved by federal tech executives under the auspices of the Government Accountability Board , according to a federal news release. Federal agencies are able to review Autonomic’s provisional authorization package for security requirements specific to their individual agencies as a possible framework for deployment.

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